Denisse Rodriguez Olivari is a PhD candidate at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin funded by the German Academic Exchange Service. She holds a master’s in International Development with a specialisation in Politics and Governance from the University of Manchester. She is also a Hansard Research Scholar. She obtained an undergraduate degree (bachelor and licenciatura) in Political Science (with studies in Law) from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Her career has spanned over a decade in teaching, policy, research and consultancy in political science, international development and law. She has worked and studied in Peru, France, the UK, and Germany and is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese, with a working knowledge of German. Her commentaries have been featured by international media outlets such as BBC News, Deutsche Welle, Financial Times, and others. She is also deeply committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. As a young woman from the 'Global South', she serves as a mentor and founded the NGO Voceras to close the gender gap in Peruvian media. Rodriquez Olivari received an Alumni Volunteer of the Year (University of Manchester) for this project. As a Policy Leader Fellow, she will focus on the role of the law and courts in anti-corruption efforts, particularly in transnational cooperation and the use of non-prosecutorial mechanisms to fight corruption.